Vassar College: Ranking & Review

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Poughkeepsie
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United States
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World
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1255817
Top 5%

Vassar College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate24%35%19%
Applicants7,7462,2205,526
Admissions1,8427811,061
Enrolled undergraduates624244380
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,3539601,393

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores396
Percent of students submitting SAT scores60%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
710
Math
705

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores264
Percent of students submitting ACT scores40%
ACT Composite
31
ACT English
33
ACT Math
29

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $70. Application fee for graduates - $70.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Vassar College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$70,370$70,370
Off-campus$70,860$70,860
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,900 and other expenses per full academic year.

Vassar College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,380 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$54,410$54,410
Fees for full-time undergraduates$800$800
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,836$1,836
Tuition for Full-time graduates$54,410$54,410
Fees for full-time graduates$800$800
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,836$1,836

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sTotal
Social Sciences175175
Biological and Biomedical Sciences7777
Visual and Performing Arts6868
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies4545
Psychology3535
English Language and Literature & Letters3333
Physical Sciences3232
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2525
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2525
History2222
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1919
Philosophy and Religious Studies1919
Mathematics and Statistics1515
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1313
Education77
Natural Resources and Conservation55
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Grand Total616616

A total of 616 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Vassar College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate91%89%92%
  • Full-time retention rate - 96%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Founded1861
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsrose, gray
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,022
Instructional FTE306
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.vassar.edu
Address124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, New York, 12604
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population33,000
Phone8454377000
Fax+1 (845) 437 7063

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